scratching

Top Five Causes of Itching in Cats
Cats
Top Five Causes of Itching in Cats
Cats are known to be fastidious creatures, and regular grooming alongside the odd scratch is perfectly usual for our feline companions. However, excessive scratching and itchy skin is not, and can be very uncomfortable f…
June 4, 2020 • 50 shares
Why is my dog scratching? He hasn't got fleas!
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Why is my dog scratching? He hasn't got fleas!
Dogs do occasionally scratch, but if it’s frequent, incessant or distressing then something is amiss. Some dogs will lick or nibble rather than scratch. Many do this in private so watch out for red, sore skin, bald patch…
August 19, 2019 • 479 shares • 6 comments
Why is my rabbit scratching?
Rabbits
Why is my rabbit scratching?
Rabbits are quite fastidious creatures. They love to groom and will have the odd scratch. It is important to know what is normal for your rabbit, so you are able to spot potential problems quickly. Scratching more than n…
June 14, 2019 • 96 shares • 2 comments
The Itchy and Scratchy Show - pet style!
Dogs
The Itchy and Scratchy Show - pet style!
It always makes me laugh when I catch myself internally chastising itchy animals which are hurting themselves by constantly scratching .“Why doesn’t it just stop scratching?!” I ask myself. Then I think of my recent situ…
July 6, 2016 • 12 shares • 3 comments
Dogs
Ask a vet online - my dog has skin allergies, how do I help?
Question from Leona Poppleton: my dog has skin allergies and so gets very dry skin and sometimes scabs that look quite painful is there anything that I can get or do to help this? Answer: Scabby Skin Hi Leona, thanks for…
June 26, 2015 • 4 shares • 16 comments
Ask a vet online - 'My dog keeps shaking his head and scratching his ears'
Dogs
Ask a vet online - 'My dog keeps shaking his head and scratching his ears'
Question from Amanda Shaw My dog keeps shakeing his head scrathing his ears they feel a little bit swollen but they are cleaned often so no mites he is lively and not of his food im at a loss. Answer from Shanika Winters…
June 4, 2013 • 255 shares • 193 comments
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